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John Ben Blanchard named honoree by the NAACP – Amarillo Branch

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

John Ben Blanchard of Brown and Fortunato will be one of three school board trustees honored at the NAACP Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 pm at the Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza. This year’s Scholarship Awards Banquet’ theme is “Education is the most powerful Weapon” and will award scholarships based on merit, academic potential, financial need and community service. The banquet will also honor several members of the community who have helped support the focus of the NAACP, which is to build a more just society by breaking down the barriers to higher education.